Welcome to Surrey Marrow!
.........The TRIPLE award winning and life saving society!
Who Are We?
Marrow are the Student-led branch of the charity Anthony Nolan, who have the largest stem-cell register in the world and save the lives of people with blood cancers. Our main aim is to get young, healthy students on the bone marrow donor register by running recruitment events at the university and in the local community. Currently there are 32, 000 people in the UK waiting for a bone marrow transplant but only 18, 000 people on the register. We also help the charity by raising awareness and dispelling the myth about bone marrow donation hurting through fundraising events. It costs around £125 to put just one person on the register!!
What Do We Do?
Recruitment Events: We run recruitment events throughout the year and add more fit and healthy students to the register. The process of joining is simple - just an application form and a saliva sample!
Fundraising Events: As it costs over £100 to add one person to the donor register, it is vitally important to raise funds for the charity. Every penny helps add more people to the register to find life-saving matches, like Rowan, all across the world.
What Can You Do?
Sign Up! To find out when we are holding our next recruitment event the please contact us or find us on facebook.
Volunteer: We are always in need of volunteers to help us at our events. The more volunteers we have, the more we can reach out to the student body to find more potential donors. You can also help think of new and innovitive fundraising ideas, and help the committee plan them!
You will recieve invaluable experience to put on your CV and have a great training programme. We also have the privledge of helping out with National event such as London bucket collections, National campaigns like TextSanta and as part of the committee you will get to spend the weekend at the National AGM, next year being hosted by Nottingham University. If you want to volunteer then email, facebook message or tweet us using the details below.
Donate: To donate money to the cause, come along to one of our fundraisers or text MARR81 followed by the ammount (£1, £2, £5, £10) to 70070
If you want to know more then email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
'like' us on facebook.com/surreymarrow
Follow us on Twitter 'Surrey_Marrow'
Our main aim is to recruit young people to the bone marrow donor register, to reduce stigma surrounding the donation process and to raise funds for the charity, Anthony Nolan, who help save the lives of those with blood cancer.
To run on and off-campus recruitment events so sign people up to the register. To promote the donation process and to educate students on the problems with blood cancer. We also want to run fundraisers in and around Guildford for Anthony Nolan.
Our Mission Statement:
To represent Surrey Students within the National Marrow community and to help the work of Anthony Nolan.
And we have lots of fun too!....